Dublin Tag

Driving innovation in east Dublin’s global business quarter and aiming to become the Sandyford Innovation District by 2021. Sandyford Business District (SBD) comprises four Business Parks (Central Park, Sandyford Business Park, South County Business Park and Stillorgan Business Park) and is bordered by the Leopardstown Racecourse...

The retail sector represents Ireland's largest indigenous industry employing almost 280,000 people, accounting for almost 14% of Irish jobs and 23% of the State’s tax revenue. While retail has been through a period of change over the past decade, with a decline of 40,000 jobs from...

Microsoft continue to work with South Dublin County Council on the development of their sustainable data centre in Grange Castle Business Park. Ireland is a strategic location for Microsoft globally, with a 1,200-strong team working across European Middle East and Africa Operations, European Data Centre, European...

When we think of the sectors that drive the Dublin economy, clusters such as tech, finance and life sciences come to mind. While these industries have been at the heart of the region’s recent growth story, we shouldn’t lose sight of some of the more...

With employment levels of almost 620,000, the Dublin region accounts for just over 30% of the total employment in Ireland. Moreover, recent employment growth has been the strongest in Dublin, with participation and employment rates ahead of other regions. However, the recovery in the Dublin region is...

Reports of a dysfunctional housing market, with signs of a speculative land price bubble, appear valid. With the economic recovery well underway and Dublin accounting for over 50% of all jobs created together with continued population growth, there is considerable pent up housing demand in the...

Strategic Development Zones (SDZs) were established in planning legislation in 2000. They enable Government to designate certain parcels of land for a fast track planning process, where  the development of those lands is considered to be of strategic national importance. A key purpose of SDZs as...